'''American Standards''' is an American hardcore punk
band from Phoenix, Arizona
, formed in 2011. The band consists of members Brandon Kellum
(vocals), Corey Skowronski (lead guitar), Steven Mandell (bass), and Mitch Hosier (drums). Their musical style is rooted in technical hardcore with strong elements of punk rock|punk
and Heavy metal music|metal
. They've garnered much critical
and fan acclaim for their high-energy,
intense live shows and raw sound.
They're also known for Kellum's emotionally and politically charged lyrics, which have included topics such corporate greed, media satire, materialism, loss and personal struggle.
To date, the group has released four albums, five music videos and multiple demos.